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Hudsonaster Stürtz 1899 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Hudsonasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31357

Synonyms: Belaster Spencer 1916 (no. 104509), Macroporaster Raymond 1921 (no. 31362), Mesopalaeaster Schuchert 1914 (no. 31363), Protopalaeaster Hudson 1912 (no. 31369)

Full reference: E. Stürtz. 1899. Ein weiter Beitrag zur Kenntnis paläozoischer Asteroiden. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen vereins der preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 56:176-240

Parent taxon: Hudsonasteridae according to L. G. Herringshaw et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Coccasterinae, Doliaster, Girvanaster, Hudsonasterinae, Siluraster, Silurasterinae

Subtaxa: Hudsonaster australis, Hudsonaster carectum, Hudsonaster incomptus, Hudsonaster matutinus, Hudsonaster milleri, Hudsonaster narrawayi, Hudsonaster ordovicus, Hudsonaster rugosus, Mesopalaeaster acuminatus, Mesopalaeaster antiquus, Mesopalaeaster bellulus, Mesopalaeaster cataractensis, Mesopalaeaster clarki, Mesopalaeaster complicatus, Mesopalaeaster dubius, Mesopalaeaster finei, Mesopalaeaster granti, Mesopalaeaster intermedius, Mesopalaeaster lanceolatus, Mesopalaeaster parviusculus, Mesopalaeaster primus, Mesopalaeaster shafferi, Mesopalaeaster wilberanus

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Type: Palasterina rugosa

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore